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Provincial Drought Level: Stage 5 & CBWD Water Restrictions: Stage 3

Dear Cowichan Bay Waterworks District Residents,

Water Restrictions: Stage 3

Please be advised, effective July 16, 2021 at 12 am, the District continues to be subject to Stage 3 Water Restrictions.

Water Restrictions Stage 4:

Please be advised as an emergency response to the Provincial Drought Level 5 announcement, residents are urged to further conserve water.  Please click the the Cowichan Valley Regional District News Release August 26, 2021 and detailed Stage 4 Water Use Restrictions.

To view the detailed Cowichan Valley's Watering Regulations Summary Table, please  click on the Cowichan Valley Regional District News Release Stage 4 Water Restrictions - Extreme Conditions or please see CBWD website under Forms & Reports - Sprinkling Regulations, or click here for quick access.

Provincial Drought Level: Stage 5 - Exceptionally Dry

To view the current Cowichan Valley's Summer "Drought Conditions," you can visit Cowichan Valley Regional Districts website or click on the "CVRD New Normal Cowichan Drought Levels" for quick access.

British Columbia Drought and Water Scarcity Response Plan:

Please click on the Provincial BC Drought and Water Scarcity Response Plan for further information.

Thank you for conserving water and taking part in your community!

Cowichan Bay Waterworks District

Reporting Water Leaks within Cowichan Bay Waterworks District Area

Dear Cowichan Bay Waterworks District Residents,

Thank you for your careful attention and consideration to report to the District the possibility of water leak's within Cowichan Bay Waterworks.

Wilmot Road & Cowichan Bay Road: Several residents have reported a small amount of water running down Wilmot Rd & Cowichan Bay Rd.  It has been confirmed the water in this area is not from Cowichan Bay Waterworks District.

Davenport Rd: The reported water leak has been repaired.

Thank you for working together to conserve water!

Cowichan Bay Waterworks District

Repair is Complete - Davenport Road Service Repair August 20, 2021 9:00am - 4:00pm

Dear Cowichan Bay Waterworks District Residents,

Please be advised the work to Repair a Water Service on Davenport Road on Friday August 20, 2021 is now complete.

Thank you for your patience and understanding in regards to the low water pressure during the time of this repair.

COWICHAN BAY WATERWORKS

Cowichan Bay Waterworks District Annual General Meeting Notice

Dear Cowichan Bay Waterworks District Residents,

A friendly reminder, the District's Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Registration begins at 6:30 pm)

Location: Cowichan Bay Volunteer Fire Rescue, 4461 Trans Canada Hwy 2nd Floor (upstairs), Cowichan Bay, BC  V0R 1N1

To view the Annual General Meeting Notice and the Districts Trustee Nomination Form please click here or view it under the Districts website under News & Notices and Annual General Meetings and Trustee Information.

Please call the office if you have any questions.

We look forward to your attendance!

Have a great weekend.

 

District Administrator Employment Opportunity

Dear Residents,

Cowichan Bay Waterworks District is seeking an experienced leader to fill the position of District Administrator of a local waterworks district serving a population of approx 3000 people.  Permanent part-time, 30 hrs/wk.  We offer a friendly work environment in a team setting.  Starting salary is $58,600/yr. with annual wage reviews; RRSP plan and benefit package starting 1/1/22.  Public administration background required.

Please click here to view the CBWD District Administrator Job Description.

Please send resumes with references (word or PDF only) to: wendy@wpgregg.com

No phone calls please.

Applications will be accepted until August 20, 2021 at 4:00pm.

Cowichan Bay Waterworks District

Notice of CBWD Office Reservoir Works in Process

Dear Cowichan Bay Residents,

The District is waiting for a control part in order to complete a repair to the Office Reservoir located at 1760 Pavenham Road. The District is aware of the overflow water that some Residents have noticed along the ditch on Wilmot Road. The District office will post on the website once the repair is complete.  Thank you for your consideration.

Cowichan Bay Waterworks District

Cowichan Bay Waterworks District Stage Two Watering Restrictions

Dear Cowichan Bay Waterworks District Residents,

Please be advised, effective June 26, 2021, the district is in Stage Two Watering Restrictions.

Stage 2 Watering Restrictions:

Watering 2 Hours Maximum

Even numbered addresses: Wednesdays & Saturdays only

ODD numbered addresses: Thursdays & Sundays only

To view the detailed Watering Regulations Summary Table, please see CBWD website under Forms & Reports - Sprinkling Regulations, or click here for quick access.

Thank you for conserving water and taking part in your community!

Cowichan Bay Waterworks District

Cowichan Bay Waterworks District News

Dear Cowichan Bay Waterworks District Residents,

Watering Restrictions:

Please be advised, effective June 26, 2021, the district is in Stage Two Watering Restrictions.

Stage 2:

Watering 2 hours maximum

EVEN numbered addresses: Wednesdays & Saturdays only

ODD numbered addresses: Thursdays & Sundays only

To view the detailed Watering Regulations Summary Table, see CBWD website under Forms & Reports - Sprinkling Regulations, or click here for quick access.

Thank you for your conserving water and taking part in your community!

Regular Board Meetings: please be advised, due to the Coronavirus Pandemic the district's board meetings are being held by via Zoom, in-person-safe distancing or outdoors (safe-distancing), or at Cowichan Bay Fire Rescue.  If an individual or delegate would like to address an agenda item, please see the Meeting Procedures Bylaw No. 321-2020 found on CBWD website under News & Alerts - Board Meetings - Relevant Documents or you may call the office for information.  Regular Board Meetings & Please call the office or view CBWD website for Meeting Location changes in order to comply with the Provincial Health Orders.

Upcoming Meetings:

Regular Board Meeting Scheduled:

Date: Thursday, September 23, 2021

Time: 9:15 am

Location: Cowichan Bay Waterworks District Office, 1760 Pavenham Rd, Cowichan Bay, BC

Annual General Meeting:

Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Time: 7:00 pm (Registration 6:30 pm)

Location: Cowichan Bay Fire Rescue, 4461 Trans-Canada Hwy, Cowichan Bay, BC V0R 1N1

Pursuant to Sections 30, 31, 32 and 39 (3) Public Health Act, S.B.C. 2008, Order of the Provincial Health Officer, to allow Gatherings and Events.

Please note, the Audited 2020 Financial Statements will be presented at the AGM for approval and are available on the website or in the office.

Business Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Office Phone is 250-748-1687 or Email cbwater@telus.net

In the event of an after office hours water related emergency, please call the office at 250-748-1687 extension 3 to leave a detailed message which will be immediately dispatched to CBWD Certified Water Operator.

Water Toll or Parcel Tax payments:

For your convenience, you can make arrangements with your bank provider and pay online or the CBWD office has a mail slot for cheques.

Please see below some website links from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with some helpful COVID-19 information. 

References - Situation Summary:

Island Health Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Government of Canada Coronavirus disease 

BC Government Coronavirus be prepared & updates

Coronarivus (COVID-19)

CDC Handwashing Tips:

CDC Handwashing

Fight Germs - Wash your Hands!

Fight Germs - Wash your Hands!

 

Sincerely,

Cowichan Bay Waterworks District

CBWD May 2021 News

Dear Residents:

Water Use Restrictions: Stage 1

Please be advised that the District is now in Stage 1 Watering Restrictions and Sprinkling Regulations.  Lawn sprinkling is allowed for a maximum of two hours between 7 am - 9 am or 7 pm - 9 pm.  Even numbered addresses and odd numbered addresses may water during these times.

Please see the full sprinkling information by clicking here or see our website under "Sprinkling Regulations"

If you have any questions, please call the office.

Phone: 250-748-1687

Cowichan Bay Waterworks District Annual General Meeting Notice:

Presentation and Approval of 2020 Financial Statements

Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Location: To be determined: Order Of The Provincial Health Officer Pursuant to Sections 30, 31, 32 and 39 (3) Public Health Act, S.B.C. 2008) (COVID-19) safety restrictions on Gatherings and Events.  The AGM Notice will be posted on the districts website, Cowichan Valley Citizen Newspaper and CBWD Newsletter. 

Time: 7:00 pm (Registration open at 6:30 pm)

We look forward to seeing you there!

Cowichan Bay Waterworks District

Newsletter April 2021

Newsletter February 2021 update

In the Event of an Emergency!

In the event of a water related emergency, please call the Cowichan Bay Waterworks District office at 250-748-1687 extension 3 will connect you with CBWD Water Operator!

 

Cowichan Bay Waterworks District